Definition of


  1. (noun, act) the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men)
  2. (noun, artifact) housing that someone is living in
    they raise money to provide homes for the homeless
  3. (noun, location) the native habitat or home of an animal or plant

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Origin of the word Habitation

  1. late 14c., from O.Fr. habitation "act of dwelling," from L. habitationem (nom. habitatio) "act of dwelling," from habitare (see habitat). Habitable (late 14c.) is from O.Fr. habitable, from L. habitabilis "that is fit to live in," from habitare. more

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Words that sound like Habitation

habituation, have down, hepatoma, heptane, hippodamia, hypotonia

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